VMCZ elects new Chairman and Board

alecFollowing its Annual General Meeting held on Friday 10 June 2011, the VMCZ membership and stakeholders have elected a new Chairperson for its Board, Mr. Alec Muchadehama (pictured). Mr. Muchadehama is an award winning human rights lawyer who has worked closely with media stakeholders as well as civil society organisations in matte

The new Deputy Chair is Mr. Bornwell Chakaodza. Mr Chakaodza is a veteran journalist with vast epxereince in the media after having been the Editor of the Herald and the Standard newspapers.
The list of newly elected and re-elected board members is as follows:

Chairman: Mr. Alec Muchadehama (Public Representative-Human Rights Lawyer)
Deputy Chairman: Mr Bornwell Chakaodza (Former Editor, the Herald and The Standard)
Media Representatives: Mr Chris Chinaka, Mrs. Edna Machirori, Mr. Tapfuma Machakaire, Mr. Tawanda Majoni;
Public Representatives: Bishop S Bakare; Retired Justice Smith, Advocate Choice Damisa (Mrs) (Department of Public Law, University of Zimbabwe) Fr. Oscar Wermter, Mrs Precious Chakasikwa (Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights); One Artist (Board to decide between Mr. Cont Mhlanga, Mr Walter Muparutsa and Mr. Daves Guzha); A representative of Business is to be confirmed.

Zimbabwe National Editors Forum: Mr. Davidson Maruziva

Zimbabwe Association of Editors: To be advised*

Zimbabwe Newspapers Group/ Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings: To be advised*

Media Publishers Representative: Mr. Raphael Khumalo

Private and Community Radio Stations Representative: To be advised*

*These candidates will be requested from the relevant media organisations by the VMCZ Board.

The VMCZ Secretariat wishes to extend its gratitude to Mr. M. A Masunda and his board for the sterling work he has done for the VMCZ since 2007 and we wish him all the best.

Post published in: News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *